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Siemens AG Monitor

Siemens AG Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0410
Company covered: 
Siemens AG
Period End: 
30 September, 2018
Report issued on 9 April 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure as to the expected future impacts of adopting IFRS 9 Financial instruments and IFRS 16 "Leases".
Pronouncements
Early adoption of IFRS 15 Revenue from contracts with customers.
Change
October 2018 business acquisition disclosed as a post balance sheet event.
Change
Changes in deferred tax disclosure, including identification of the impact of the US Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which cut the US income tax rate from 35% to 21%.
Change
Extension of risk disclosures including the identification of ‘Restructuring’ as a new material strategic risk factor.
Change
Presentation of a reconciliation showing movements in liabilities arising from financing activities.

Siemens AG Monitor

Siemens Aktiengesellschaft Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0213
Company covered: 
Siemens AG
Period End: 
30 September, 2017
Report issued on 27 February 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Discussion of key audit matters included in auditors report.
Pronouncements
Disclosure of impacts of new standards issued but not yet applicable including IFRS 9 "Financial instruments" and IFRS 15 "Revenue from contracts with customers"
Change
Added disclosure in respect of a subsidiary with a material non-controlling interest.

Siemens AG Monitor

Siemens Aktiengesellschaft Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0301
Company covered: 
Siemens AG
Period End: 
30 September, 2016
Report issued on 7 March 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Qualitative disclosures in respect of the impact of new revenue standard extended.
Pronouncements
Disclosure of impacts of new impending leasing standard introduced
Change
Narrative disclosure of strategic risks extended to include new risk factors in respect of "continuous low oil/commodity prices" and "footprint".
Restatement
Segment information restated without any explanation.

Impending Changes: Disclosure of IFRS 15 Impacts

This report focuses on the disclosures given by companies in respect of the impending impacts of the new revenue standard IFRS 15 “Revenue from contracts with customers”. It considers the level of detail given by companies to determine the standard of qualitative information that companies disclose in relation to future changes in accounting policy and to what extent to date we have seen companies give quantitative information as to the impact the standard will have when it is adopted.

Fair value measurement disclosures - other assets: an emerging issue under IFRS

This report surveys fair value measurement disclosures on assets other than financial instruments, investment property and bearer plants.  Our sample covers biological assets, land and buildings, non-financial assets held in defined benefit pension schemes and cash-generating units whose recoverable amount is calculated using fair value less costs to sell. We note a predominance of classification at Level 3, indicating use of unobservable inputs.

Share-based payments under IFRS disclosure of the extent of arrangements and valuation

This report examines company disclosures in respect of share-based payment arrangements. It considers specifically disclosures in relation to the extent of such arrangements and the valuation of instruments granted. In relation to the valuation of share options the report considers the valuation methods applied by the sample companies.  

Share-based Payment Arrangements under IFRS disclosure of nature and impact

This report examines company disclosures in respect of share-based payment arrangements. It considers specifically disclosures in relation to the nature of such arrangements and the impacts on profit or loss during the period. The report will also look at the overall significance of share-based payments by considering total share-based payment expense as a percentage of profit after tax, the length of disclosure in the financial statements and the number of share-based payment schemes that companies have.

Other Comprehensive Income: Presentation of items by reclassification status an emerging issue under IFRS

This report considers the presentation of other comprehensive income following the issue of amendments to IAS 1 “Presentation of financial statements”. It considers how the various line items that represent other comprehensive income are reported by nature focusing on the presentational split between those items that will not be reclassified subsequently to profit or loss and those that will be reclassified to profit or loss when specific conditions are met.